The following testimonial was shared by Cincinnati Public Schools in selecting  Kraig Hoover as a 2016 Celebrate Teaching Distinguished Educator. 

Kraig Hoover is a teacher leader who is extremely innovative and thoughtful in his practice. He is an AP Human Geography Blended Learning teacher, ensuring that more and more of our students have access and equity to rigorous curriculum. He is seen by his peers as a "go to" not only for social studies content but for tech rich instruction as well. He represents the profession well. Kraig is consistently pushing the envelope on what's possible in terms of meeting individual needs of his students. He is a joy to work with both for his students and colleagues.